CATAWBA, NC (AP) – Former NASCAR racing driver Jeremy Mayfield faces new criminal charges.
Indictments by a Catawba County grand jury released Monday charge Mayfield with three counts of possessing property stolen from businesses, and a fourth charge of obtaining property by false pretense.
The indictment alleges the offenses took place around the time law officers raided his Catawba home in November.
The 42-year-old Mayfield was charged then with possessing 1.5 grams of methamphetamine. Detectives from neighboring Lincoln County said they also found about $100,000 worth of items taken from businesses in that county.
A Washington, DC-based attorney representing Mayfield after the November raid did not immediately return a message seeking comment Monday.
Mayfield was suspended from NASCAR after failing a drug test in 2009.